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Just in Time for the Holidays: KnowBe4 Offers “Safe Travels for Road Warriors” Video

November 20, 2018

Tampa Bay, FL, Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the stress of holidays around the corner, KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is offering up tips for staying safe while you travel with a free video module entitled “Safe Travels for Road Warriors.” The video, which is packed with online safety tips, is available now and will continue to be accessible throughout the 2018 holiday season.

The 12-minute video for holiday travelers contains tips that are good for year-round safety. The animated video training course reminds viewers of the latest security threats for the modern traveler. Some of these tips include utilizing your own phone as a WiFi hot spot, avoiding public power sources to prevent hijacking of your laptop, how to prepare your laptop and cell phones for travel and more.

In a digital security survey conducted by ObserveIT, it was found that a little over three quarters (77 percent) of workers say they connect to free or public WiFi while traveling. And surprisingly, 63 percent will use public WiFi to access work emails and files, many of which contain confidential information.

“We’re pleased to be able to offer holiday travelers with these online security tips and hope they make a difference in the safety of their online experience while on the road,” said Stu Sjouwerman, CEO, KnowBe4. “It’s alarming how many people connect to unsafe public WiFi while conducting business activities such as checking work emails or accessing sensitive data files. With this interactive video module, we hope to inspire the public to enjoy their online experiences and learn how to do it safely this holiday season.”

To download the “Safe Travels for Road Warriors” video module, please click here.

About KnowBe4

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest integrated security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 20,000 organizations worldwide. Founded by data and IT security expert Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness of ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to security awareness training. Kevin Mitnick, internationally recognized computer security expert and KnowBe4’s Chief Hacking Officer, helped design KnowBe4’s training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Tens of thousands of organizations worldwide trust KnowBe4 to mobilize their employees as their last line of defense.

Number 96 on the 2018 Inc. 500 list, #34 on 2018 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 and #2 in Cybersecurity Ventures Cybersecurity 500. KnowBe4 is headquartered in Tampa Bay, Florida with European offices in England, the Netherlands, Germany and offices in South Africa and Singapore.

Amanda Tarantino KnowBe4 7277484221 amandat@knowbe4.com

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